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from the August 2007 issue: Dreams of Our Russian Summer

Dark Thoughts

I'm almost like that dark hallway
with a few framed photos
and lamps on the walls.
So many visitors
have walked through me,
dark and light,
depending on the illumination.

Copyright Regina Derieva. Translation copyright 2007 by Valzhyna Mort. All rights reserved.

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August 2007
Dreams of Our Russian Summer
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